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99-Year-Old Skydives for Alzheimer’s

Tandem skydive by 99-year-old man
VIDEO + TRANSCRIPT: See what a 99-year-old Florida man, jumping from a plane, has to say about Alzheimer's research. (Video+Article)

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AGE IS JUST A NUMBER FOR A LOCAL 99-YEAR-OLD MAN. HE WILLINGLY JUMPED OUT OF AN AIRPLANE TO RAISE MONEY AND AWARENESS FOR ALZHEIMER’S RESEARCH.

DON: “TO ME, THIS IS ONE OF THE GREATEST DAYS OF MY LIFE.

NBC NEWS: “ALL RIGHT!”

DON: “TO THINK WE’RE COMMITTED HERE TO HELP ALZHEIMER’S. WE’RE GONNA WHIP THAT DISEASE.”

NBC NEWS: “GOOD JOB FOR YOU!”

HE BEGAN SKYDIVING IN HIS 80S. HE HAD A SISTER WHO SUFFERED FROM DEMENTIA AND HE HAS WORKED FOR YEARS TO FIND A CURE AND PREVENTION AND SAID NOTHING CAN STOP HIM.

DON: “I’VE BEEN DOING IT FOR YEARS AND I’M NOT GONNA GIVE UP JUST BECAUSE I’M YOUNG AT 99.”

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December 18, 2023 5:47 pm

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It is a place where we separate out the wheat from the chafe, the important articles & videos from each week’s river of news. Google gets a new post on Alzheimer’s or dementia every 7 minutes. That can overwhelm anyone looking for help. This site filters out, focuses on and offers only the best information. it has helped hundreds of thousands of people since it debuted in 2007. Thanks to our many subscribers for your supportive feedback.

The site is dedicated to all those preserving the dignity of the community of people living with dementia.

Peter Berger, Editor

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This site was inspired by my Mom’s autoimmune dementia.

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The site is dedicated to all those preserving the dignity of the community of people living with dementia.

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